The Coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is impacting our daily lives and threatening our businesses, the economy and the health of our communities. The Alliance is sharing business resources on this page to help you navigate the current challenges that our business community is facing.

Information is evolving very quickly and we will continue to monitor sources and share relevant details here. Please reach out if you need assistance. We stand ready to help.
Contact Lois Ellis
lois.ellis@daeda.org
906.360.4653

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Michigan Small Business Restart Grant Program

The $100 million Michigan Small Business Restart Program, will work to reduce the economic impact of the ongoing pandemic on Michigan small businesses and workers.  The U.P. will receive $4.5 million to be awarded to qualifying businesses in the region.

The Application deadline is August 5, 2020 at 11:59 pm. Applicants can apply for up to $20,000 in grant funds.

APPLY HERE

Michigan Small Business Restart Program

Michigan Small Business Restart Program FAQ Sheet

Questions? Contact Lois Ellis at lois.ellis@daeda.org.

Michigan Agricultural Safety Grant Program

The $15 million Michigan Agricultural Safety Grant Program will provide economic assistance for Michigan farms and agricultural processors to mitigate risks of the COVID-19 virus across the state’s food production industry.  Applications open July 15.

Michigan Agricultural Safety Grant Program

Michigan Agricultural Safety Grant Program FAQ Sheet